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Jul 27, 2011 6:30pm EDT
quote . linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> and bless the caregivers. >>> coming up, alex trebek, what is he doing on crutches? >>> coming up, alex trebek, what is he doing on crutches? the answer ahead. so i wasn't playing role i, but with advair, i'm breathing better so now i can take the lead on a science adventure. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis
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Jul 6, 2011 6:30pm EDT
juror breaks her silence to abc news. what does she think happened? and an abc news exclusive. barbara walters with the attorney who led the battle to set casey anthony free. >>> body bomb a new warning at american airports al qaeda's plan to use the human body in a new way. to smuggle explosives. >>> healthy living. staggering new numbers on women and heart attacks, and the symptoms every woman must know. >>> decembust devil. a monster sand storm swal locals phoenix at 50 miles an hour. >>> and nancy reagan at 90. her life, her love for her husband still today. >>> good evening. it's at if every play we turned today, they were arguing about the casey anthony verdict and what it tells us about the courtroom in america. tonight, a lot of questions are finally being answered. abc news has tracked down the men and women at the very center of this case. including a juror who says, and i ote, i did not say she was innocent. i just said there was not enough evidence. and you'll hear more from that juror in a moment. but first, the man who led the charge to free casey anthony, jose baez. the
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Jul 21, 2011 2:05am PDT
their neo-nazi ways. saying to abc news, "i'm grown up now. i was a little kid back then and said a lot of things i don't believe in now." the girls say moving to montana and attending public school has truly opened their eyes and given them new perspectives on life. "my sister and i were home-schooled. we were these country bumpkins. it makes me proud of humanity every day that we have so many different places and people." it's a far cry from a then-14-year-old lynx who shuddered at the thought of diversity. >> we don't want it. just be a big muddle. we just want to preserve our race. >> reporter: the twins say they're quite liberal now, embracing medical marijuana after lynx was diagnosed with cancer freshman year and lamb sought relief from back pain and scoliosis. for lynx and lamb, grooming into white supremacy started at birth. they were nurtured on racist beliefs by their mother april, who is unapologetic about her parenting and her beliefs. >> we were christians, they would be singing christian rock songs. but we're not, we're white nationalists. so of course that's a part o
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Jul 14, 2011 2:35am EDT
child in foster care is going to get the healthy diet that he or she needs. abc news heard from dozens of medical experts. the vast majority felt the idea was preposterous. deciding instead to dispense advice on controlling childhood obesity. one step you can take right now, cut out the soda. no child should be drinking those empty calories on a regular basis. and i have to tell you, this subject has really ignited a passion in people. all over our message boards, america has taken sides and is weighing in. many people angry at the very idea that a family can be ripped apart over food. still others urging personal responsibility and patterns to take more action. so what do you think? peggy, daniel? >> hm. well, i would say more education is needed for parents. because sometimes they don't know what foods they're giving them have certain calorie levels, whether it's healthy for them. sometimes the parents don't know. >> there's also an economic factor here too. sometimes food that's not so great for you is very, very cheap. >> sure. >> and the doctor behind this study really got the att
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Jul 25, 2011 2:05am EDT
assault is telling her story publicly for the first time. in an abc news exclusive, nathise tells robin roberts she wants strauss-kahn to go to jail for what he did to her. she has never waver about what she says happened to her in strauss-kahn's hotel room. this story will continue to unfold later this morning. you'll hear from her again during that exclusive interview with robin roberts hours from now on "good morning america." >>> a bitterly divided congress seems as far apart as ever on a deal to raise the debt ceiling. the latest negotiations have collapsed with both sides pointing fingers. investors are beginning to react to the possibility of an unprecedented default by the u.s. stock futures fell this morning in overseas trading pointing to a dismal opening on wall street. here's abc's tahman bradley. >> reporter: after making a final push for a large-scale deal it now appears house speaker john boehner wants something smaller. abc news has learned that boehner told his fellow republicans on a sunday afternoon conference call that president obama is not serious. in a telev
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Jul 7, 2011 2:05am PDT
. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> powerful. >> just heart-breaking. when you look back and you remember that moment where she put herself on the coffin like that. brings tears to your eyes. >>> we're going to shift gears a little bit here. because coming up, la toya jackson drops a bombshell. it involves sex, money, her ex-husband and mike tyson. we'll explain that one. >> so much for the warm, fuzzy feeling. >>> and hugh grant's latest passion. it's not his next acting role. stay tuned for "the skinny." it's coming up. ♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ >>> well, starting off "the skinny" this morning we're talking about hugh grant who's sort of been out of the news a little bit lately. he sort of lays low for the most part unless he's promoting -- >> not so much in movies. >> unless he's promoting a movie where he plays a cute britisis guy who falls in love with an american woman. it's like really every single movie he does. >> very predictable. >> but he's got a cause and he wants everything to know about this cause. he's talking about paul mcmullin, who's a man who hacked into a lot
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Jul 15, 2011 4:00am EDT
but they are a major safety concern. lisa stark, abc news, washington. >>> and we'll hear more from passengers who were on board those planes coming up on "good morning america." >>> in washington, the president and congressional negotiators are taking a break from the tense budget talks today. but mr. obama will again take his case to the public with his second news conference of the week. there are the slightest t gns of a compromise that might be in the works. it would allow the president to raise the debt limit while cutting an equal amount in taxexe abc news will broadcast the news conference live at approximately 11:00 a.m. eastern. >>> they put politics aside as congressional staffers met for their annual charity baseball game in d.c. the democrats beat the republicans rather soundly, 8-2. nancy pelosi was on hand for the trophy presentation. >>> and a budget impasse that shut down minnesota's government for two weeks is over. meaning thousands of state workers will return to work. the governor and lawmakers have reached an agreement. governor mark dayton says that means the
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Jul 4, 2011 3:00am EDT
, dominique strauss-kahn. a source close to his accuser's legal team tells abc news the claims that she is a prostitute are "a complete fabrication." the former imf chief was seen around new york over the weekend after the terms of his bail were loosened. the charges against him have not been dropped. >>> a memphis police officer was shot and killed last night while responding to a disturbance in that city's tourist district. the police say the officer was climbing a hotel stairwell when somebody opened a door and shot him in the head. a convoy of police cars escorted his ambulance to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. one civilian is also dead. a suspect is in custody. >>> exxon says an oil leak in yellowstone river is confined. montana's governor disputes that claim. he says the oil giant needs to get more personnel to montana to see the damage firsthand. he's demanding a full inspection of the river using small boats. exxon estimates at least 42,000 gallons of oil spilled on saturday. >>> some of the chilean mine hoarse were trapped underground for two months last year sa
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Jul 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
powerful men of sexual assault in that new york city hotel room tells abc news, it's an abc news exclusive. what that hotel worker at the center of the storm told abc's robin roberts just moments ago. >>> no deal. even with emergency meetings in washington, tonight, real worries about the real price for americans. all eyes on wall street and your 401(k). >>> in his own words. the gunman in norway in his own video, his own manifesto. tonight we learn who it was, the american, who inspired him. >>> beyond help? as fans mourn the death of amy winehouse, her own father had already written the eulogy. tonight, are some addicts simply beyond help from their own loved ones? >>> and, caught. after learning of a big shark caught off massachusetts this weekend, our correspondent, face to face in the water. >>> good evening on this sunday night. and we begin here with that abc news exclusive. the woman at the center of the storm. the hotel maid who accused one ofofhe world's most powerful men, the french banker dominique strauss-kahn, of sexual assault, in that hotel room here in new york, is now bre
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Jul 13, 2011 4:00am EDT
fire for patdowns of children and elderly travelers but told abc news the nation's airports is safer now than ever before. >> thank you so much. we will watch that story today. >>> also from washington, there could be a minor breakthrough in those stalled budget talks. top republican lawmakers have unexpectedly offered the president new powers to avert a financial crisis. abc's jake tapper has the latest now from the white house. >> reporter: republican senate leader mitch mcconnell presented the unusual proposal to empower the president to raise the debt ceiling while congress votes to disapprove. >> i still want to cut spending. i was hoping he wanted to as a condition for cutting it, what we believe are job killing tax increases. >> reporter: the president said if it is not passed before default day there will be an immediate effect on social security and medicaid. >> i cannot guarantee those checks go out on august 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue. >> this is turning into a laugh except it's nothing funny about it. >> reporter: alan simpson who co-chaired the deficit commiss
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Jul 1, 2011 5:30pm PDT
because of new and serious questions about that hotel worker. abc's bianna golodryga leads us off this evening. bianna, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, david. it's a stunning reversal of fortune for strauss-kahn. abc news can confirm he is currently inside this $50,000 a month townhouse that he is renting with his wife. a bit ironic, because it's been nearly two months since he's been allowed to travel at all. now he can, as long as he stays within t t u.s. >> thank you, your honor. >> reporter: after thanking the judge, dominique strauss-kahn left court today with his arm around his wife's shoulder, released on his own recognizance. it's been nearly two months since the former imf chief was taken off a paris-bound flight, after being accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid. the surprising turn of events came after prosecutors acknowledged in court today serious questions about the credibility of the accuser. >> all of this has caused us to reassess the position about the ststngth of the case. >> reporter: among the information -- financial and phone records revealing poss
ABC
Jul 25, 2011 3:00am EDT
for the first time. it's monday, july 25th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> and good monday morning, ebb. i'm rob nelson. and we're welcoming back a familiar face, tanya rivero. >> thank you so much, it's great to be back. >> she drew the short straw, back here on the overnight. another tour of duty. >> don't say, that no. i'm excited to be back. great to be sitting next to you again. >> let's have a good show, welcome back. >> absolutely. >>> it is an abc news exclusive. the new york hotel maid is telling her story. you'll see why she's so angry and how she's been sticking to her story even after serious questions about her credibility threatened to kill her case against dominique strauss-kahn. >> that was the interesting part of the story is her credibility became this huge issue. we thought this was a slam dunk, then they discovered a lot of information about her, now it's a question of whether they will dismiss the case ultimately. >> she's going to keep fighting for it. >>> also coming up ahead in this half hour, the man accused of the dely bombing and shooting i
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Jul 19, 2011 2:35am EDT
betting on something close to a meltdown. john berman, abc news, new york. >>> and now to a story that is as brutal as it is disturbing. a 17-year-old boy from south florida is now under arrest charged with the murders of both of his parents. port st. lucie police say tyler hadley used a hammer to kill his mother first and then his father. this took place saturday. then investigators say hadley invited dozens of his facebook friends to the family's home where those bodies were for a party. >> during the party and after the party there was rumor that perhaps tyler may have killed his parents and a partygoer may have made an anonymous tip. >> the crime scene was certainly a merciless killing. it was a brutal and -- and then the facebook invitation, a party, to have your friends, 40 to 60 people come over, i think speaks for itself. >> the bodies were discovered after the party. police do not yet have a motive. >>> roman catholics in the philadelphia area will have a new leader today. cardinal justin regali is expected to step down after eight tumult yus years. he's been under pressure for h
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Jul 15, 2011 2:35am EDT
news conference later on this morning. abc's jake tapper reports now from the white house. >> reporter: the clock is ticking down. >> and we have no way to give congress more time to solve this problem and we're running out of time. >> reporter: congress at times sounds like a playground recess. >> eric cantor has shown he shouldn't be at the table and republicans agree he shouldn't be at the table. >> leader reid is frustrated as we all are. and the fact is we are going to abide by our principles. >> reporter: president obama rejected a call from house republican leader rick cantor to agree to $1.5 trillion in both spending cuts and an increase in the debt ceiling. with another vote on the matter next year. the president said no. this may bring my presidency down, but i will not yield on this. >> the president is saying, essentially, he would rather have a default than have to vote on this again next year. that doesn't make any sense. >> he is saying that leaders should lead and we have to do the right thing here. >> reporter: if the debt ceiling is not raised the federal government w
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Jul 25, 2011 6:30pm EDT
>>> tonight on "world news" -- speaking out. an abc news exclusive. e hotel maid taking on one of the most influential men in the world. the story that caused an international firestorm. now she is pleading not to let the powerful go free. >>> a hero emerges from the terror attack in norway. we hear from the man who tried to lead 30 teens to safety in the icy waters. as today the killer warned he is not alone. >>> debt threat. scrambling for a deal amid new warnings that america's pfect credit rating may already be tarnished. >>> big deal. some of the most popular medicines in america like lipitor about to get a lot cheaper? >>> and jackpot. a tulsa man discovers these old cups are worth more than $1 million. an "antiques road show" r rord. >> wow. >>> good evening. good monday to you. and tonight we begin with the face you haven't seen. the voice you haven't heard. the hotel maid who told the story that rocketed around the world. the story of the alleged assault that derailed a powerful titan. and she sayss tonight she will not sit silently while he might go free. it's an abc new
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Jul 20, 2011 6:30pm EDT
heat gripping this nation. also tonight, abc news exclusive. the new warning sent out, potential terrorists on the inside. targeting america's power plants, gas lun, even nuclear facilitie facilities. >>> the shark attack. a little girl attacked, in critical condition tonight. >>> campaign headache. new questions tonight, and a new answer from republican star michele bachmann, about her migraines and medication. does it matter if you want to be president? >>> broken promise. a worst might mare come true for retirees, stunned after being toto those promised pensions? time to give them back. >>> and to borrow a phrase, what would you do? you want to hear what husbands across this country told us today when we asked, would your wife do this? >>> good evening. we begin this wednesday night with that breaking news. the dangerous heat wave has now turned deadly. there are reports tonight that at least 22 people have died in the heat. this is more than 200 million americans suffer, trapped under what meteorologists are calling a giant heat dome. three dozen statements already, and the s
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Jul 20, 2011 2:35am EDT
. >>> abc news has learned a mission to hunt down one of the world's most feared terrorists has failed. that's after word that two top terrorists, the leader of al qaeda and also an american-born terror leader, are putting their forces together. here's abc's martha raddatz with exclusive details on a mission that went wrong. >> reporter: it is here on these dangerous streets where over the years we have watched al qaeda flourish, and leading them, anwar al awlaki, the terrorist officials say is most likely to launch the next successful attack against americans. last may, u.s. officials tell abc news that the u.s. military dispatched harrier jets, predator drones, and a special operations aircraft to follow a pickup truck in which al awlaki was a passenger. but this mission would be marred by what an official described as a series of errors. crews tracking awlaki were unable to keep the laser which guides the weapons homed in on the moving truck. the first missile came from the spspial operations aircraft. it missed. that gave awlaki time to call additional al qaeda operatives for help.
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Jul 1, 2011 4:00am EDT
. >>> a creepy crawlie in coach class. stung by a scorpion. >> from abc news, this is "america ts ining.g." he could be free on bail later today ananthat brings up serious questions. >> this is a stunning turn in a case that's been closely. . >> reporter: abc news has learned there are significant issue issues about credibility. prosecutors are expected to tell the court they do not believe much of what the accuser has told them. which could lead to charges being dropped. from the beginning, strauss-kahn has maintained that he did not assault a maid at a luxury new york city hotel. >> in our judgment, once the evidence is reviewed, it will be clear that there was no element of forcible compulsion in this case whatsoever. >> reporter: in a remarkable change of fortune, prosecutors have informed dominique strauss-kahn's lawyers that they have discovered the accuser had a questionable relationship with at least one alleged drug dealer. and that the accuser also discussed the financial benefit of pursuing charges against strauss-kahn. according to law enforcement officials and others
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Jul 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
looking into whether he could be tied to other missing persons cases. jeff pegues, abc news, new york. >>> a texas mom is in trouble after leading police on a high-speed chase with two girls in the car. her car was disabled and say the mother took the children from their legal guardian without permission. >>> if you think only us little people have to suffer the indignities of airport searches, check out this. donald rumsfeld gets a full-on pat-down. he cooperated fully with the procedure. everybody's got to do it. >> putting his words in action. >>> taking a look at this morning's weather from around the nation. severe storms with a chance of tornadoes from denver to the dakotas and western minnesota. showers and thunderstorms around the twin cities, des moines and kansas city. much needed heavy rain from florida up to south carolina and scattered thunderstorms from texas to tennessee. monsoon rains again in the desert southwest and showers in the pacific northwest. >> that means just 67 in seattle. 88 in salt lake city, triple digits in phoenix and dallas. 80s from kansas cici to de
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Jul 11, 2011 2:05am EDT
pinto, abc news. >>> a florida family of seven has died after their small plane lost an engine and crashed. the father, mother, and five young children were returning home from a family reunion when the plane crashed into a wooded area in alabama o o saturday night. the wreckage was in such a remote area it took crews hours to find the victims. the children ranged in age from 2 to 10 years old. >>> now to the phone hacking scandal that is rocking britain. it's already forced the tabloid "news of the world" to close. it's now threatening a $12 billion deal to take over a british satellite broadcast company. jeffrey kofman has the latest now from london. >> reporter: rupert murdock rushed to london to rescue the $33 billion media empire he has spent his life building. "the news of the world," the paper that began his overseas expansion 42 years ago. the best-selling tabloid was on the newsstands here for the last time. >> if you've done wrong you face the consequences. >> reporter: the paper brought down by criminal compelses of reporters in search of sensational stories. in the eyes
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Jul 14, 2011 2:05am PDT
date. # >>> here are some stories to watch today on abc news. the president meets again this afternoon with congressional leaders to find ways to solve the nation's debt crisis. the president walked out of last night's meeting in anger. >>> former first lady betty ford will be buried today. the private service will be at the gerald ford museum in michigan. >>> and a new report just released shows the number of homes repossessed by banks fell 30% during the first six months of this year. >>> and here we go. stretching out the favorite story arm. >> stretch my legs too. >> oh, boy. you're going to stand up. >> sorry, guys in the control room. >> we're talking about everybody taking a stretch because this is our favorite story of the day. we're talking about america's darlings, the u.s. women's soccer team. it's now one win away from the world cup title. >> that's right. but first, to get there, they first had to go through france. >> oui. >> espn's bob holtzman has the highlights. >> reporter: for the second straight match abby wambach had things right where she wanted them. th
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Jul 13, 2011 2:35am EDT
argument. who is really being hurt here? dan harris, abc news, new york. >>> opening statements are expected today in the perjury trial of baseball great roger clemens. he's accused of lying to congress when clemens said he never used performance-enhancing drugs. most of the jurors are women who say they have little or no interest in pro baseball. the trial could last about a month. >>> former first lady betty ford's body is being flown today to grand rapids for another memorial service. >> at her funeral in california, ford was remembered for boldly opening bun her personal struggles. abc's diana alvear brings us the fond memories. >> reporter: peggy and daniel, good morning. it's easy to see why so many people loved betty ford. her family and friends taught about a woman with strong midwestern roots, a firm sense of self, and above all a huge heart. memories of betty ford filled st. margaret's church. mourners recalled a woman who stayed true to herself no matter the circumstances. >> i'll move to the white house, do the west i can, and if they don't like it they can kick me out.
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Jul 25, 2011 4:00am PDT
back from a wilderness of grief. richard cantu abc news. >>> and now, to alaska, and a savage attack by a grizzly bear. it happened in a remote mountain range several hours north of anchorage. seven teenagers were taking part in a wilderness survival course. they encountered the bear with her cub. she charged, badly mauling two boys. >> i guess they were coming to a curve and there was a bear, a mother bear with a cub, and they came across this bear, sort of startled it. and the bear started going after a bunch of the kids in the group and he, you know, it got him and knocked him down. >> another boy came up and started kicking the bear. you know, to help sam fight the bear off and the bear then went away. so, i don't know who that was. but i'm extremely grateful to that person. >> grateful, indeed. sam and another boy were flown to a hospital, they're now in serious condition. recovering from bite wounds. the other boys were taken to a nearby hospital and then released. >>> it was an amazing sight over dallas last night. an american airlines jet dumping fuel on its way back to the airp
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Jul 27, 2011 2:35am EDT
sorted out in washington. ryan owens, abc news, dallas-ft. worth international airport. >> that story is phenomenally angering to many of us. save your receipts and get your money back. >> please do. what a big mess. all the people who have been furloughed, 4,000 workers have been furloughed since the faa was shut down. >> so much in washington not getting done, not being resolved, impacting all kinds of things. now you can't fly without getting screwed over a little bit. >>> walmart executives are thinking out the big box with their latest venture, streaming movies online. the world's largest retailer has started streaming movies the same day they're released on dvd. 20,000 titles that can be viewed online. up to $6. purchase prices start at five bucks. the move challenges both net flicks as well as itunes. >>> the u.s. postal service is beginning a study of more than 3,600 post offices to see which ones should be closed. that's more than 1 in 1 of ailing agency's retail outlets. one of those on the list is in philadelphia in a building once owned by benjamin franklin. it's a t
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Jul 18, 2011 3:00am EDT
18th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> and we hope you all have a great weekend. good morning, i'm andrea canning. >> i'm dan kloeffler. rob and peggy are off this morning. rupert murdock and his son testify tomorrow before parliament about that phone-hackiphone-hac phone-hacking scandal. the woman who once ran "new of the world" was released by police late last world. >> also ahead the bittersweet loloss foror team usa women whot to japan at the world cup soccer championship. see why fans of japan really needed this victory after a difficult year. we'll take you to tokyo in a few minutes. >> the other thing that's obviously difficult, we're trying to root for the home team, at the same time japan really looking for that bit of inspiration. >>> also coming up a little later this half hour, the final movie chapter of the harry potter story opened this weekend. >> i don't think it made any money either. >> no, probably they're going to have to write this one off. smashed box office records leaving fans a little bit sad and still having some of that magic going for them.
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Jul 13, 2011 5:30pm PDT
: abc news heard from two dozen experts and all but three of them disagreed, including the ethicist art caplan. if you are a child who was morbidly obese and there was a risk your life was going to be drastically shortened, wouldn't you want somebody to come and save you and rescue you? >> i'd say, you can't get someone in my house and make this a safe place for me? can't you help my parents? >> reporter: in fact, that is exactly what dr. ludwig proposes. that before removing an obese child from his or her home, state officials would provide the parents wi s with counselin education. but is there any way to guarantee that state government officials will actually take the intermediate steps before they take that big step of removing a child from the home? >> the state has no incentive to take a child away from their parents unnecessarily. >> reporter: but he cannot guarantee they won't. nor can he guarantee a child sent into foster care will actually improve. when anna marie regino was taken from her parents in albuquerque, new mexico, she didn't improve at all. she was later returned to
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Jul 28, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. police t tl abc news the suspect is 21-year-old private naser abdo, a muslim raised in texas, already facing court martial. his plan included multiple bombs and a shooting rampage near ft. hood, the sight of that massacre two years ago. and it was all this warted by a retired cop p at worked in a gunshot. abc's ryan owens is inside that gun shop tonight. ryan? >> reporter: good evening to you, diane. police believe the attack was actually supposed to happen today. as you said, it was this warted when this young soldier came all the way here to texas, he was based in ft. campbell, kentucky, and stopped at this gun store. the clerk here had a feeling he might be up to no good. investigators say this young soldier has been battling the army almost since he joined it. >> i don't want to deploy because i believe i can't both deploy and be a muslim. >> reporter: 21-year-old naser abdo didn't want to fight in afghanistan but sources say he was more than willing to cause bloodshed at home. after being arrested, he told officers he wanted to "get even" with the military and chose ft.
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Jul 6, 2011 2:35am EDT
belich reporting from orlando. stay with abc news as we continue to follow this bombshell verdict. also as we mentioned before, the anthony family is receiving death threats since this verdict. you can read more about that on abcnews.com and look for more analysisisnd reaction a little bit later coming up on "good morning america.". >>> moving on, the u.s. coast guard and mexican navy are widening their search for seven american tourists still missing after their fishing boat cap sized off the coast. they say the men can likely survive for 96 hours in the water. that means one more day searching. alex stone reports now from los angeles. >> reporter: these men are the lucky ones. survivors of a real-life nightmare. chartered sport fishing boat carrying 27 american tourists and 16 crew members capsized off the coast of baja, california, still missing. the 115-foot vessel named the "erik" set out from san felipe, mexico, late saturday and in the darkness of night sank 60 miles south in the gulf of washington after a sudden storm turned up the water, causing the boat to capsize. >> you hear
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Jun 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
one of america's busiest airports. a story we broke first on abc news. a nigerian man talked his way through security checkpoints with an invalid i.d., someone else's day-old boarding pass and ten more stolen boarding passes in his suitcase. so how did he manage to fly y om new york to l.a.? why did it take days to arrest him? and what does this security breakdown mean for all of us? traveling this holiday weekend. abc's lisa stark covers aviation for us and she starts us off from reagan national airport in washington. good evening, lisa. >> reporter: good evening, george. well, it wasn't just one security failure, but according to government documents, a whole series of failures that allowed a man without a government i.d. and with an apparently stolen boarding pass to get on a virgin america flight friday night. that flight, from new york to los angeles. the first security failure happened at new york's jfk airport, right at the tsa checkpoint. tsa screeners failed to stop nigerian born olajide noibi, even though he had no driver's license or passport, just a student i.d. and the b
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Jul 21, 2011 2:35am EDT
u.s. no doubt happy to leave london and all the turbulence behind. jeffrey cough rkofman, abc news loloon. >> certainly not over yet though as this continues to grow and we're investigating issues here. people, perhaps 9/11 victims, who might have had their cell phones hacked. >> it's scary. judging by the atmosphere there. and the number two, headlines in australia this morning, now that country may be stepping into the investigation to see if phone hacking occurred on their turf. so this thing's snowballing out of control. >> that's for sure. agreed. although you can hop in your private jet and head home. >> slithering boa constrictor. >> but there it was, five feet long in all its glory. the city's antivenom unit moved in and scooped the thing out. the reptile turned out to be pretty friendly and nonvenomous. >> this kind of snake if you can believe it is native to madagascar. animal control officials believe it's a lost pet. the snake didn't have a microch microchip. fining an owner could be a a challenge. animal control officers plan to take care of that snake for now. if you live in
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Jul 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
stark, abc news, washington. >>> and now, to anotheheperilous journey. this one undertaken by some of the most desperate people on this planet. abc news was the first american network on the scene of that massive humanitarian crisis, over in east africa. our david muir, the only american anchor there, reporting on the parents literally carrying their children for miles and miles to s save them om this famine. but as david found out, the final steps can be the hardest. tonight, he's at the teeming dadaab refugee camp in kenya. david? >> reporter: dan, good evening from kenya. and as you know, we've been reporting all week, on that long, perilous journey from somalia, to the refugee camps in kenya. for so many of those families, walking on foot, more than 100 miles, to get here. and what we discovered, that once they get to the camps, they're in for another excruciating wait. we pulled up shortly after daybreak. but could already see the line forming in the distance. refugees by the hundreds gathering in front of the large red gate, for the first food. we notice that emerging from the t
ABC
Jul 26, 2011 5:30pm PDT
again tomorrow. i'll call as many times as it takes. >> reporter: today, abc news heard from many, telling washington on our twitter and facebook pages, like this, from new jersey -- "e-mailed mine last night. demanded they begin acting like responsible adults instead of spoiled children." and at our "tell washington" cameras across the country -- >> i need you to meet in the middle. make a deal. >> let's just start all over. because nobody can make up their minds anymore. >> you're here to represent us, you're not here to sit there and bicker and fight. >> reporter: in fact, the latest abc news/"washington post" poll shows the highest anger level in 20 years. 80% angry or dissatisfied with washington. 62% favoring a compromise solution of spending cuts and tax increases. anger now morphing to worry. half think their personal portfolios are at risk. and today, for the first time, a prominent financial analyst says he isn't selling, but he can no longer argue with those so stressed they want out of the market. >> if you're a small investor, there's absolutely nothing wrong in movin
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